Adventures of Augie & Spuds

Miniature horses, donkeys and mules all have one thing in common; everyone else is taller than they are! That makes eye contact with the trainer very difficult if not impossible for them. As the saying goes, the eyes are the window to the soul so it is understandable that they would become anxious if they are unable to look into a person’s eyes to decide whether they are friend or foe. Read their whole story below.

Read the Latest Post

 


Another Augie and Spuds Adventure: Yearly Baths Are Fun! 7-13-20

What do you suppose is happening today, Augie?” “Yippee! It’s a 102 degrees and bath time!” Baths with Billy Bad Ass are really fun, Spuds!” “Excuse me, Augie! I need the hose for Spuds now.” “Thanks, Augie, now the left front, please.” “What a GOOD BOY! Thanks, Augie!” “Now the right front, please!” “You are so AWESOME, Augie!” “Hey, Augie, why are YOU getting all the praise... and the oats?!” “I dunno, Spuds, but this hairbrush sure feels good and it’s ...
Read More

Another Augie and Spuds Adventure: Working with Chasity! 8-4-20

“Are you ready for another adventure, Augie?!” “Yeah, Spuds! What do you suppose we are doing today?” I’m not sure, Augie, but it must have something to do with those two big donkeys behind us! MMMM...oats!” “What? We are being tied OUTSIDE the Round Pen, Augie?!” “Guess so, Spuds!” Oh, look...the big donkeys!” “Hi! I’m Wrangler and this is Chasity! You’ll have your turn to lunge when we get done! Here’s how we do it!” “He acted like we didn’t know ...
Read More

Another Augie and Spuds Adventure: Big Turnout With Little Friends: 11-20-20

“It’s another adventure, Spuds, but where is THIS?!” “Looks like a GREAT BIG dirt pen, Augie!” “Who is this, Augie?! OH! It’s a pretty girl!” “It’s Francis, Augie!!! The love of my life!” “Hmmm...what’s this?! Tastes pretty good!” “Better look out, Spuds! She’s got a boyfriend over there!” “Hey, Augie! Let’s run away...maybe she’ll follow!” “Oh look, Spuds, it’s Mom with more OATS!” “Coming, Augie! Wouldn’t want to miss the oats!” “Look, Augie! She’s sneaking past Mirage to come and see ME!" ...
Read More

Another Augie & Spuds Adventure: Learning to Ground Drive

"Augie, come with me while she’s not looking!" "I really like it when she works at OUR level!" "You have to be really still when she’s punching holes!" "Leading as a team is easy if you have done your homework!" "What’s with the stick?!" "Walk on?...oh, I remember that!" "I think she wants us to pass her!" "Oh, I get it…she wants us to walk beside her now!" "WOW! Cool! We get to be in front now!" To learn more about Meredith Hodges and her comprehensive all-breed equine training ...
Read More

Another Augie and Spuds Adventure: A Visit To Asspen

7-24-21 "Hmmmm....this feels REALLY good, Spuds!" "This looks promising...another adventure!" “Now we are both shed out, clean and ready for our adventure, Augie!” “Oh, look, Spuds! It’s Wrangler & Chasity! Oats around...LOL!!” “It’s Mirage and Francis, Augie...more oats...YAY!!! Francis sure is PURDY, Augie! “Still got that crush...eh, Spuds!” “Nice to have Robin with us this time!” Are we going to get a trim? It looks like Dean, Augie!” “No, Spuds, maybe a bath at this Bath House?” “This boardwalk is kinda tricky, ...
Read More
Loading...